Mona S. Shuman has been practicing family law since 1981. She has been deemed an AV-rated attorney annually by Martindale-Hubbell since 1997. Throughout her legal career, she has specialized in divorce, custody, child support, alimony, division of property, post-divorce modification, contempt and all family-related legal issues. Mona was selected for the Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers in 2011 and 2012 and was designated as a top-rated Georgia lawyer in 2012.
Mona is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and received her J.D. from Woodrow Wilson College of Law in 1980. She was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 1981 and began private practice immediately thereafter.
Mona was admitted to the Supreme Court of Georgia and the Court of Appeals of Georgia in 1981. She was also admitted to the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.
As a member of the State Bar of Georgia, Mona has served on the Family Law Study Committee and the Attorney Client Relations Committee. She continues to serve as a member of the Election Committee for the State Bar. She is a member of the Family Law Sections of the Atlanta, Cobb and DeKalb Bar Associations and the State Bar of Georgia. Mona has also served on the Board of Directors and as the Co-Chair of the Professional Development Committee for the DeKalb Bar Association.
Mona is a member of the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers, the Collaborative Law Center of Atlanta and the Collaborative Law Institute of Georgia.
An active member of the Jewish community, Mona was honored, along with other dedicated community members, as a Jewish Woman of the Year by the Atlanta Jewish Federation. She is also a life member of Hadassah.
Mona was married to her late husband, Gerald, for 43 years. Together, they raised two daughters: Eileen, with whom she practices law, and Amy, wife to Jeremy and mom to Mona’s two granddaughters.